On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1922

Historical Events

  • First ringing of the Harkness Memorial Chime at Yale University

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
  • George Axelrod, American playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 56
1922 Highlights

About June 9, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini